Only time I ever saw bettas (usually just the males GGRRRRR) taken out of the cups was during cleaning time. Here, that is 1-2 times a month.
I clean ever week.
for smaller than 3 gallons, every 2-3 days
Breed for the breed, not for the money; the words any REAL breeder would understand.
You must know nothing in order to know all, for all is nothing and nothing is for all.